Re: emacs 20.5a uploading (Possibly important Y2K fixes).
Rob Browning <email@example.com> writes:
> P.S. The version number is 20.4.pre20.5a-1. This avoids the problem
> with the fact that the upstream tarfile's version 20.5a sorts (via
> dpkg) as newer than 20.5 which hasn't been released yet. Epochs would
> be another solution, but I haven't decided whether or not I like that
> better, and the packaging manual seems to lean against it. FWIW
Did you miss Miles Bader's correct message about emacs version
Emacs 20.5a IS newer than emacs 20.5.